[OS X Emacs] How to enter accented characters on US keyboard?

skip at pobox.com skip at pobox.com
Thu Apr 2 07:44:05 EDT 2009

    >> You must be too young to have used Emacs before the advent of window
    >> systems then. ;-)

    Jochen> Why's that? On pure ttys Meta is often simply available to the
    Jochen> one application running, so there's no problem at all in that
    Jochen> respect...

I seem to recall either some terminals without meta keys or some dialect of
Emacs (maybe Gosling Emacs) which didn't support it.  In either case, it was
required to use ESC as a prefix.  

Skip Montanaro - skip at pobox.com - http://www.smontanaro.net/

More information about the MacOSX-Emacs mailing list